Swirling cloud at Titan’s pole is cold and toxic

Scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini mission have discovered that a giant, toxic cloud is hovering over the south pole of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, after the atmosphere there cooled dramatically. The scientists found that this giant polar vortex contains frozen particles of the toxic compound hydrogen cyanide, or HCN.

from Space & Time News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1qWHLFp

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